Embassy of the United Kingdom in Asmara


The British Embassy in Eritrea is a bilateral mission in Asmara and promotes British interests in Eritrea. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Eritrea. The British Embassy in Asmara is headed by Dr Amanda Susannah Tanfield - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Eritrea.


British Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea 66-68 Mariam Ghimbi Street P.O. Box 5584 Asmara Eritrea


(+291) 1 20 28 38 / 9


(+291) 1 12 22 42





Dr Amanda Susannah Tanfield - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Eritrea require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Asmara you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Asmara before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukineritrea.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+291) 1 20 28 38 / 9 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Eritrea

Next to the embassy in Asmara there could be additional British consulates located in Eritrea.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Eritrea.

British Consulates in Eritrea

Next to the embassy in Asmara, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Eritrea ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Asmara offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Eritrea to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Eritrea. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.